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Chicago's sweetest party and fundraiser, World of Chocolate returns In-person Feb. 17 at Union Station
-- From a press release
2022-12-05

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CHICAGO — Glitz, glamour and chocolate…after a nearly three-year hiatus, AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) proudly announces the return of its famed World of Chocolate fundraiser on Friday, February 17 at Union Station (225 S. Canal).

This fun-filled event features a menu of light bites, uniquely crafted cocktails and global chocolate confections from Chicago's top chefs and chocolatiers from notable restaurants, hotels and bakeries—such as Chef Enrique Cortez, CH Distillery, Vanille Patisserie, Noir d'Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie, JoJo's ShakeBAR, Terry's Toffee, the David Rubenstein Forum, Blackout Baking Co., Chocolate Uzma, Chocolates by Maria, Vivere Chocolates and more (a full list will be announced at a later date).

Guests will have the chance to purchase raffle tickets to be entered into a drawing for several prizes, including travel packages and hotel accommodations. Additionally, guests can further their impact through AFC's donation punchboard to receive on the board a mystery prize of equal or greater value to donations. All prizes are donated by local Chicago businesses.

Tickets are now on sale for the general public online here. Proceeds from the event will support AFC advance its mission of mobilizing communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV, including the Getting To Zero Illinois initiative of ending the HIV epidemic in Illinois by 2030.

Since its 2001 inception, World of Chocolate has raised over $2.5 million to fund AFC's vit al HIV/AIDS community services and programs.

About AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)

For more than 36 years, AFC has led the fight to create health equity and justice for people living with and disproportionately impacted by HIV and AIDS. AFC brings together service providers and funders to develop systems that meet the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS and to maximize the use of scarce resources. AFC is committed to working with policymakers and service providers to increase funding for prevention services and programs that work.

AFC mobilizes communities to create equity and justice for people living with and vulnerable to HIV or chronic conditions. AFC aspires to create a world in which people living with HIV or chronic conditions will thrive, and there will be no new HIV cases. More at: https://www.aidschicago.org/


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